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Fr. Christopher Led the Benedictine Volunteer Corps Retreat

  • On August 8, 2018
Fr. Christopher Kirchgessner directed the Belmont Abbey Benedictine Volunteer Corps retreat this year from August 5-12, cohosted by Belmont Abbey monastery and the Sisters of Mercy of the Southeast Region at their Sacred Heart campus.  The retreat has helped prepare the year’s volunteers, Jessica Camano, Anne Parlmer, Michael Bedard, and Kevin Barrett, for their nine […]
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Br. James Professes Solemn Vows

  • On August 8, 2018
Br. James Raber professed solemn vows at our community’s Eucharistic celebration on the Feast of Saint Benedict, July 11, 2018.  For Br. James, the profession of solemn vows marks the conclusion of his canonical period of formation, as he has committed himself now to seek and serve God in this community for the rest of […]
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Br. Leo Commences Novitiate

  • On August 8, 2018
Our postulant, Sean Young, was clothed in the monastic habit and received the name Br. Leo at Vespers (evening prayer) on July 10, 2018.  This ceremony marks the beginning of the Novitiate, which will continue for him until July 11, 2019.  The Novitiate is a period of formation and instruction in the monastic way of […]
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Monks Serve in Belmont Abbey College’s Summer Schola Program

  • On August 8, 2018
Abbot Placid Solari, Br. Anselm Cundiff, Br. George Rumley, and Br. James Raber were all collaborators in Belmont Abbey College’s summer Schola program.  Over the period July 9-21, two separate groups of high school students were hosted at Belmont Abbey College, each for a week.  At the core of the program, the students were engaged […]
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